The Grassroots Grants program supports individuals, volunteers, community groups and other organisations working on a not-for-profit basis, with local landscape management projects.
This page provides application details; as well as key information and documentation to support successful applicants during their project.
See our successful grant recipients for 2022. You can also read about our 2021-22 and 2020-21 successful applicants.
Applying for a 2023-24 Grassroots Grant
Applications for our 2023-24 will open on March 24.
Funding will be awarded to projects on a competitive basis and we expect to fund a range of projects across the region that address our priority areas of water, sustainable agriculture, pest plants and animals, biodiversity and community.
Funding is available across two funding streams:
- Small Community Grants for up to $5,000 (GST exclusive)
- Large Community Grants for up to $15,000 (GST exclusive
Application details & supporting documents
- Application form TBA. Submit your grant application to us on email at firstname.lastname@example.org by 5pm on April 28, 2023.
- Read the Guidelines to help with your grant application.
- Read our FAQs for more information.
- This excerpt from our Business Plan, outlines our priorities of water, sustainable agriculture, pest plants and animals, biodiversity and community.
Support documents for successful applicants
The below information and documentation is provided to support applicants who have been successful in obtaining their grant, in meeting our funding conditions during their project.
- The draft Grassroots Grants agreement template is an example of what applicants will receive when their project has been successful in obtaining a Grassroots Grant.
- Photopoint monitoring is a simple yet effective method for recording physical changes at a given location over time. This photopoint monitoring factsheet provides a guideline on how to set up, use and document photopoints, which will help to track the outcomes of your project.
- To assist project managers in their photopoint monitoring, a photopoint monitoring field data sheet template is available as an editable Word document and a PDF. Use this template when first establishing the photopoint site and when re-visiting for later photos.
- Use field data sheets to record data about plantings that are undertaken under a Grassroots Grant funded project with this editable Word document and a PDF.
- Completion and evaluation report template for projects that included on-ground works, as an editable Word document and a PDF.
- Completion and evaluation report template for projects that had NO on-ground works, as an editable Word document and a PDF.
- An Acquittal Statement Template, as an editable Word document and a PDF. Please note that this is also an attachment in the grant agreement template.
Manager of Planning and Engagement